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Traveling for 2 months on a "Family Vacation"

Sandnes

Never travel with family for more than 2 weeks...

Camping at Phillips Rain Forest Fruit Farm

El Yunque Rain Forest

The fruit farm is basically private property owned by...

Shoe shopping in Hoi An

Hoi An

We went a little crazy here. It's hard not...

Food in Georgia...

Gurjaani

Khinkali - lovely meat dumplings. They are made with...

Camping in Culebra

Culebra

Flamenco beach campgrounds are frequented very heavily by Puerto...

Epic party at Aqua Lounge

Bocas Town (Isla Colon)

If you stay on Isla Colon, the largest of...

A Much More Modern Spain: Valencia

Valencia

Valencia is one of the most beautiful cities in...

Get your Meat on a Stick from La Gorda

San Gil

In the main square there will always be a...

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Silver Dolphin guesthouse

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